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Cecil Herbert Hudson

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  H_030. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel H_030. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Hudson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cecil Tonks AWMM
  • Service number
    24580 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 45 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Fisher (mother), Mitchen Avenue, Forest Lake, Frankton Junction, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24580 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Engineer/Military AWMM
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  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 26 October 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Camp hospital. Inflammation of the lungs. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cecil Tonks (Served as HUDSON,) was the son of Herbert Tonks and of V. H. Tonks, of Manunui, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 October 1941 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland AWMM 6. E. 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2193908
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 226 AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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